The GPL in combination with closed source software
Here are a few issues concerning GPL-licensed software in combination with closed source software. We assume [version 2 of the GPL]  in the following discussion.
This documents how to setup and maintain a GitHub mirror of the official LOVD3 Subversion repository. It is synchronized automatically with the LOVD3 Subversion repository every hour. The mirror only contains SNV trunk (Git master branch), so no branches or tags.
The Git repository was setup using the following commands:
mkdir LOVD3.git cd LOVD3.git git init
|Get variants from our in-house database by region.|
|Query our in-house variant database for population study variants (e.g. GoNL|
|or 1KG) contained in the provided region(s) and show their respective|
|frequencies. The region(s) must be provided in a BED file .|
This documents how to set up an encrypted root filesystem (except for
/boot) on Debian Wheezy with automatic mounting using a keyfile on a USB drive.
In the Debian Installer, choose "Guided - use entire disk and set up encrypted LVM". That's it, on boot you will be asked to enter you passphrase using the keyboard. My system does not usually have a keyboard attached, so that's not very convenient (but read on).
This is a hack to run jobs on an SGE cluster using
qmake under another project than your default project.
Most of the SGE job runners have the
-P option. Unfortunately, as the manpage mentions, the option is not available for
-P project_name Available for qsub, qsh, qrsh, qlogin and qalter only. Specifies the project to which this job is assigned.